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Scam phone calls

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I keep getting phone calls saying my internet will be cut off in 48 hours because of illegal activity. I am assuming its a scam, and ignoring it, but can anyone confirm if this is a scam?

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It is a scam. BT will never call you to inform you of that or anything similar.

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Have had three calls on the same topic today from BT “technical department “. Three different numbers, but two from an “Orange” mobile prefix and one from a landline in Germany.

Third Call was most demanding and a sense of desperation, or more likely frustration, as each time I put the phone down.

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Great thanks for the confirmation, I'l keep ignoring the calls, and delete the messages

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@Polohanwrote:

I keep getting phone calls saying my internet will be cut off in 48 hours because of illegal activity. I am assuming its a scam, and ignoring it, but can anyone confirm if this is a scam?


Hi @Polohan ,

I assume you are a BT customer. Do you have BT Call Protect activated ?  It will stop a lot but not all bogus nuisance and spoofed calls.

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